Monthly Archives: January 2012

A 19th Century French Pierrot

As curator of my own private art collection, I have one steadfast rule:  I buy what I love.      Somehow, someway, even if the subject matter is varied, the styles are diverse and the mediums run the gamut, they all work … Continue reading

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A Woodland Fantasy Dresser

Sunday was the last day of the Winter Antiques Show here in NYC.   Dealers from across the country displayed some of the most stunning and unique pieces of furniture, art, pottery, silver and folk art that I’ve seen to date. … Continue reading

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Vogue’s Look at Houses, Gardens, People

I love vintage design books, and this past weekend I found a very special one at the Americana Show.   The show featured a special section inhabited by rare books dealers, and one such dealer proudly displayed this 1968 First Edition … Continue reading

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A WWII 3-D Framed Pilot

Among the many things I collect are WWII items, such as posters, clothing, etc.   I also love photos from this period, and the framed picture of this very proud pilot is one of my favorite finds from this past weekend … Continue reading

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A Full Metal Apron

One of the things I love about Antiques Shows, Flea Markets, etc., is that you truly never know what you’ll find.   As I’ve mentioned in my blog posts over the past few days, American Antiques Week here in NYC has … Continue reading

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Suitcases From A Bygone Era of Travel

Can you imagine trying to check a wicker suitcase at the airport…..or what it might look like after a trip, and toss down baggage claim lane?   Today’s luggage lacks a lot of personality, because, generally it can get pretty beat … Continue reading

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Vintage Sporting Treasures

This was a fantastic weekend to be an Antiques lover in NYC.     It is American Antiques Week, and there were three major shows going on, in addition to our regular flea markets.   Over the next few days I’ll be posting … Continue reading

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Americana Antiques At The Pier

I attend a great number of flea markets and antiques shows to find treasures for my clients and for myself.   One that I’ve come to LOVE is the Americana Antiques show at Pier 92, which starts today, and continues through … Continue reading

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Roseville’s Deco Delights

Roseville Pottery is a favorite among many collectors, and their patterns and styles run the gamut.   While the prices have depreciated recently, it is still very collectable, and for the long-term collector, a pretty good buy right now. That said, … Continue reading

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Another Instant Ancestor

Flea markets, tag sales and auctions have a myriad of treasures in all price ranges, and old photos are plentiful and often quite inexpensive.  A lot of people don’t understand the appeal of old photographs of unknown people, but I … Continue reading

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